Oakwood at Watermans Crossing

Address: 638 River Bend Court, Newport News, Virginia, 23602, United States | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 638 River Bend Court, Newport News, is near Mariner's Museum, Virginia Living Museum, USS Monitor Center, and Antiques Marketplace.
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Travel Blogs from Newport News

Made it down the bay overnight

A travel blog entry by equinox on Dec 02, 2014

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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.

During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
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Necessary roughness

A travel blog entry by aprilshirish on Nov 05, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... were the conditions of the jail, where 13 of Blackbeard's pirates were held prior to being hanged. We examined the original cells of their imprisonment, where Devika asked whether they were served "good" or "bad" food. Another source of endless fascination was that colonial citizens didn't have indoor plumbing and thus had to use an outhouse (much like our own, at the cabin in NY); the only difference was that they referred to it demurely as "the ...

Cool and Foggy

A travel blog entry by olytrains on May 14, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... seems to be a typical big city. We were fortunate that we missed rush hour. We easily cruised into the city and used the i-pad to navigate to the walk start. Our walk took us across a very long bridge into the city and to the capitol. The Virginia capitol is quite under stated, but very pretty. I guess the simplicity is offset by the history that is associated with ...

Our Passage from Great Abaco to the Chesapeake Bay

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux on May 19, 2013

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... at the starboard helm and set the drags on the two rods on that side. Donna and Jim handled the rods on the port side. Fortunately, the fish didn’t cross each other and tangle the lines and we ultimately got them all in! Whew! What a fire drill! Dave and Jim spent much of the rest of the day cleaning fish….
We caught one additional mahi on day 4 soon after exiting the Gulf ...

Learning About The Department of Energy

A travel blog entry by 14alexanderh on Oct 23, 2012

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... in by the Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977. We earlier visited New Orleans, Louisiana to learn about the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, which was a related legislation.


The creation of the Department of Energy was important in Jimmy Carter’s presidency - it helped temporarily calm down the crisis. Many times throughout ...